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Paulick Report Notes Florida Horsemen: Horse racing, state losing out on Gretna “pari-mutuel barrel racing” deal

Florida Horsemen: Horse racing, state losing out on barrel racing deal by Paulick Report Staff | 01.26.2012 | 3:19pm       Reprinted from The Paulick Report:  An international on-line horse racing publication by noted Thoroughbred racing authority Ray Paulick     … Continue reading

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Justice and reason prevail against Gretna pari-mutuel barrel racing in another preliminary legal victory for United Florida Horsemen, the Associated Press and The Miami Herald report

    The Associated Press December 2, 2011 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Opponents of gambling on quarter horse barrel racing in Florida won another preliminary legal victory Friday as the number of lawsuits, appeals and administrative complaints filed over the issue … Continue reading

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Only 8 Horses and 50 people Show Up to “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing” Opener; Thousands of legitimate horse racing jobs lost in Creek Gretna Entertainment farce

To exacerbate the mockery of yesterday’s “opening” at Creek Gretna Entertainment, only 8 horses and 50 people showed up for the “pari-mutuel barrel racing” farce. Compare this with typical opening day crowds of 25,000 or more people and 2,000 horses … Continue reading

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United Florida Horsemen: Time for Court To Stop Gretna Barrel Racing Mockery; the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering has completely evaded any public scrutiny or accountability and gotten away with its actions

The United Florida Horsemen, which comprises nearly 450,000 Florida and national horsemen, including the National Barrel Horse Association and the American Quarter Horse Association, issued the following statement on today’s December 1, 2011 opening of “pari-mutuel barrel racing” at Gretna … Continue reading

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Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Evades Public Scrutiny and Accountability by Denying Fair Hearing on Legality of Gretna Would-be Casino’s “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing,” United Florida Horsemen State

In the wake of the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering’s highly questionable approval of “pari-mutuel barrel racing” at Gretna Racing LLC, and the Division’s subsequent flat refusal to even hold a public hearing on the question of whether these actions … Continue reading

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Gretna Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing Regulations Yet Resolved, Jim Freer of the Blood Horse Reports; Gadsden Careening Toward Slots Wrought by Lack of Pari-Mutuel Regulation

With unresolved questions about the legality of “pari-mutuel barrel racing” and the related lack of pari-mutuel regulation that is careening Gadsden County toward slot machines, Jim Freer of the Blood Horse–a respected international horse racing publication–reports on November 17, 2011 … Continue reading

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Angry Job Seekers Turned Away From Paltry 150 Gretna Casino Jobs; Police Called Out on Disenfranchised Gadsden and Quincy Applicants, WTXL and WCTV Reports, United Florida Horsemen Note

United Florida Horsemen issued the following statement in response to WTXL and WCTV reports of Gretna Racing and would-be Casino calling the police on angry job seekers this weekend, November 12, 2011: “Members of the Florida horse racing industry were chagrined … Continue reading

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